Heated exchange led to Sheridan stabbing

Witnesses said they saw Willamina resident Robert Ulrey into heated argument with Sheridan transient Norman Gould late Saturday, but didn’t see the ensuing stabbing, which left Ulrey hospitalized ...

Former deputy county administrator dies

Former Deputy County Administrator Chuck Vesper died on Tuesday, Nov, 7, following illness. Services are scheduled for Nov.r 25 at the Chapel of Macy & Son. Vesper retired from the county in September ...

Willamina man stabbed in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — A transient was taken into custody early Saturday after he allegedly stabbed a Willamina man repeatedly late Friday in a Sheridan neighborhood. Norman Gailen Gould, 40, was charged with ...

Reception set for retired postmaster

WILLAMINA — Retired Willamina Postmaster John McCleery will be honored at an open house set for 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Fort Hill Public House, formerly known as the Fort Hill Restaurant. He ...

Sheridan manager's contract up for renewal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council opened discussion on a contract renewal for City Manager Frank Sheridan at Monday night’s work session. His current two-year contract will expire in mid-January. ...

Sheridan manage's contract up for renewal

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council opened discussion on a contract renewal for City Manager Frank Sheridan at Monday night’s work session. His current two-year contract will expire in mid-January. ...

Sheridan gets some positive academic news

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Superintendent Steve Sugg shared positive results from the district’s 2016-17 state school report card with the school board at its last meeting First, he said, the district’s ...

Parties identified in fatal shooting

DALLAS — Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton released Tuesday the names of the individuals involved in last Saturday morning’s fatal officer-involved shooting of a fleeing suspect. He ...

Officer-involved deadly shooting suspect, deputies identified

DALLAS - Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton has identified the 17-year-old suspect and released the names of three Polk County sheriff's deputies involved in Saturday morning's officer-involved ...

Officer-involved shooting shuts down Highway 18

FORT HILL - An officer-involved shooting shut down Highway 18 for several hours Saturday morning in the area of the Fort Hill scales, between the Highway 22 interchange and Grand Ronde. The highway has ...

Sheridan council approves sewer, water rate hikes

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council approved sewer and water rate hikes at this month’s regular meeting. Consultant Steve Donovan previously recommended a 2.86 percent water increase and ...

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Sheridan man indicted on bank robbery charge

A Sheridan man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of bank robbery. Deemed a serious flight and public safety risk, he was ordered held without bail by Federal Magistrate Stacie Beckman. Richard ...

Willamina will add city staffer

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council approved the hiring of an office coordinator Tuesday night. A temporary employee, Thomas Holt, has filled the position for five months, but City Manager Kenna ...

Prison warden addresses City Club

Inmates at Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan build cabinets and other items in their wood shop, donate vegetables for the YCAP Regional Food Bank and sometimes cut weeds or perform other tasks ...

Willamina hires deputy clerk

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board formally approved Monday night the hiring of Lisa Anderson as deputy clerk. Anderson, who started work late last month, is making $61,363 a year. She replaces ...

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